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The Court and Forecourt Walls to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolhampton, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.402 / 51°24'7"N

Longitude: -1.1752 / 1°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 457474

OS Northings: 167324

OS Grid: SU574673

Mapcode National: GBR 93H.3Q5

Mapcode Global: VHCZM.L130

Entry Name: The Court and Forecourt Walls to North

Listing Date: 10 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39697

Location: Woolhampton, West Berkshire, RG7

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Woolhampton

Built-Up Area: Woolhampton

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolhampton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WOOLHAMPTON WOOLHAMPTON HILL
SU 56 NE (West side)

3/24 The Court And Fore-
court Walls To North

GV II

House. Dated 1908, by Sir Mervyn Macartney in a Free Artisan Mannerist Style.
Red brick with string course, brick quoins and gauged window heads with alter-
nating projecting voussoirs and keystones: moulded brick eaves cornice to
tiled roof. 2 projecting wings with large shaped gables, 2 central hipped
dormers with casements and 4 asymmetrically placed rusticated stacks with
cornices. Irregular plan with service wing to east. 2 storeys and attic. 5
bays. Leaded cross windows, centre bay recessed with first floor 8-light
mullioned and transomed window. Central porch with parapet and 2 obelisks,
rubbed brick arch with keystone, and rusticated Doric pilasters supporting
segmental pediment. 2 storey wing to left of 2 bays with cross windows. Service
wing to far left of 2 storeys with hipped tile roof, tile hung first floor,
2 gables and 2 stacks. 2 storey, 2 bay wing to right with cross windows and
central stack with plaque consisting of open triangular pediment with M.G.W.E.
and date in tympanum. Low brick forecourt walls with wrought iron railings,
rusticated brick piers with ball finials. South front: cross windows with aprons.
Central projection has 2 shaped gables with stone sundial between. 3 first floor
windows and 3 ground floor windows. 2 storey hipped canted bay set back to left,
2 storey hipped canted bay set back to right, with one window on each floor to
its right. 2 storey service wing to right with tile hung first floor, first
floor casements, 4 ground floor casements and loggia to left with 2 columns.
West front:: hipped dormer to right: projection to left with shaped gable and
2-storey canted bay rising to cornice, with parapet. First floor cross window
to right: glazed loggia beneath with Tuscan columns. Interior: plan and some
interior fittings remain, including fireplaces. BOE, Berkshire, p.312.


Listing NGR: SU5747467324

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